The Royal Society Africa Prize aims to recognise research scientists based in Africa who are making an innovative contribution to the sciences.
Royal Society Africa Prize Eligibility
- The Prize is intended for researchers at an early stage of their research career with the potential to build a research project to follow on from the prize.
- The research must be based in Africa.
- Nominations can be made by senior academics and members of the national academies of science.
- The project and nominee should be linked with an African centre of excellence, which would normally be a University, or equivalent research centre.
- Normally the Prize is given to an individual who has not yet reached full Professorship status.
Royal Society Africa Prize Award
- Winners will receive a grant of £15,000 to support their research. The medal is of bronze, awarded annually and is accompanied by a gift of £2,000.
How to Nominate for Royal Society Africa Prize
Nominators are required to submit two referees for the nominee. These will be requested once nominations have closed and are shared with the relevant selection committee.
Nominations close on February 15, 2021 at 3pm GMT.